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Here Are The Latest World Rankings After Summer Tests

Although most of the attention has been on the British and Irish Lions Tour of New Zealand this summer, there was also a raft of Test matches taking place throughout the world as the northern hemisphere sides travelled to foreign shores to keep things ticking over ahead of the November internationals.  Although the world rankings are no longer relevant to …

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Watch: Australia’s Bitter Defeat To Scotland Overshadowed This Moment Of Brilliance From Quade Cooper

Scotland began life under new coach Gregor Townsend with a hard-fought and well-earned victory over Australia at the weekend, following up on their defeat of Italy a week earlier. For the Wallabies, it was a defeat that cost them their third spot in the world rankings. Such was the shame suffered by Australia coach Michael Cheika following their 19 – …

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Why Flying Finn Russell Deserves His Lions Ticket

On Saturday evening Scotland made history, and the Lions’ latest tourist Finn Russell was right in the midst of it. The Scots have jetted Down Under just twelve times since 1970, and on nine of those occasions the hosts have won. Before Saturday’s game Scotland had won just two matches in Australia; once in 1982 and another back in 2012. …

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Watch: Scotland U20s Unleash Silky Skilled Man-Beast On Unsuspecting Italian Defence

The Rugby World U-20 Championship offers fans the chance to take a glimpse at the future, where soon-to-be stars are auditioning for the coveted call-up to the senior ranks. Many of the superstars of world rugby, past and present, have cut their teeth at U-20s and as the professional game evolves and improves, the learnings and development philosophies are moving down from …

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Exclusive – Lions On Lions: Four 2005 Tourists Talk New Zealand

With the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand the first time the iconic side has faced the All Blacks in 12 years, Pundit Arena caught up with four 2005 tourists from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland to get their thoughts on their experiences and what they hope for this summer. We spoke to Ireland’s Shane Byrne, Scotland’s Chris Cusiter, England’s Andy …

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Watch: Best Tries From The 2013 British And Irish Lions Tour

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22: Alex Cuthbert of the Lions (R) celebrates with team mate Brian O'Driscoll after scoring a try during the First Test match between the Australian Wallabies and the British & Irish Lions at Suncorp Stadium on June 22, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

With the excitement building for many British and Irish rugby fans, as the Lions tour edges ever closer, we whet your appetites a little by looking back at the best tries scored during the previous tour down under in 2013. With world-class players like Brian O’Driscoll, Israel Folau and Shane Williams on show, the 2013 Lions tour produced some fantastic …

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